RE Sources for Sustainable Communities reports that earlier this week, SSA Marine agreed to pay $1.6 million in penalties as a result of RE Sources’ Clean Water Act lawsuit. It is one of the nation’s largest penalties in history under the dredge and fill provisions of the Clean Water Act. (SSA Marine is the company that has proposed to build the coal terminal at Cherry Point near Bellingham, WA.) This settlement clearly establishes that SSA has broken the law, and cannot be trusted.
Sip your way through a delicious selection of local wines, beers, and spirits on San Juan Island this spring. What better way to kick off the promise of warmer weather than to sample what’s on offer at island wineries and craft breweries with your favorite travel buddy? Some of these